Yankees 11, Blue Jays 6: Giancarlo Stanton hit one of the Yankees’ four homers, Luis Severino struck out eight in five innings and New York beat visiting Toronto.
Didi Gregorius, Miguel Andujar and Greg Bird also connected as New York moved 31 games over .500, matching a season high.
A’s 7, Astros 1: Trevor Cahill pitched one-hit ball for seven shutout innings and host Oakland, far behind in the American League West standings earlier this summer, tied Houston for the division lead by beating the Astros. Orioles 4, Indians 2: Alex Cobb pitched a five-hitter for his first complete game in five years, and visiting Baltimore snapped Cleveland’s six-game win streak.
Mets 3, Phillies 1: Jacob deGrom pitched a onerun,
Red Sox starter Chris Sale is 12-4 with a 1.97 ERA and tied for first in the American League with 219 strikeouts.